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Online Screening of "One Stick at a Time

This film follows land managers in the Methow Valley, Washington for over a year, from forests to rivers, from fires to snowfall, from beaver capture to release as they try to come to grips with the impacts of climate change and the possible adaptation options right in front of them.

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Synthesis of Appalachian Fire History Webinar

Join us for a presentation from Charles LaFon (Texas A&M University) on how fires shaped Appalachian forests before the fire exclusion era.

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Protected Areas Database of the United States Webinars

Would you like to find out about any park or protected area, anywhere in the U.S., all in one dataset that supports analysis, mapping, reporting or other needs? That's the vision for the Protected Areas Database of the United States

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Northeast Climate Science Center Regional Science Meeting 2017

For our Regional Science Meeting, we will gather our scientists and partners to reflect on our collaborative work to incorporate climate science in the management of natural and cultural resources in the Northeast and Midwest and determine future directions and needs for our region.

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The Adaptation Workbook - Building Your Climate Adaptation Plan

A collaboration between the Climate Learning Network and the Climate Science Initiative, this webinar provides an overview of the Adaptation Workbook, an online, interactive, and practical workbook that helps land managers develop their own custom built climate change adaptation plans (www.adaptationworkbook.org).

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AppLCC/Tennessee River Gorge Trust Workshop

The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize participants with the Appalachian LCC and its work and resources available that can aide participants’ efforts to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of their local and regional conservation planning and management efforts.

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2017 Strategic Habitat Meeting

Join the Alabama Rivers and Streams Network (ARSN) in a review of a decade of strategic habitat unit (SHU) research, recovery, and planning efforts.

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Revealing the Role of Local Stakeholders in Landscape Conservation Design: A Social Science Inquiry

What is the role of local stakeholders and social data in the Landscape Conservation Design (LCD) process?

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Putting aquatic species on the map: The eDNAtlas and Archive for aquatic taxa in Western North America

The ease, efficiency, and sensitivity of environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling of species in aquatic environments is leading to an explosion in its use across North America.

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Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment Webinar: U.S. Forest Fragmentation and Land Cover Patterns

Forest fragmentation continues even as total forestland area remains relatively stable.

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SECAS Leadership Team Meeting

The purpose of this meeting of the SECAS Leadership Team is to guide and support the continuing accomplishment of the SECAS initiative.

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Tennessee River Basin Network Quarterly Webinar

The goal of this periodic webinar with the Network is to provide updates on the established Network framework and action items that have moved forward, showcase a partnership driven effort to conserve the TRB’s aquatic biodiversity, and share information regarding the 2017 Annual Meeting.

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Wheeler NWR Partners Meeting

The Appalachian LCC, partnered with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service of Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, to provide an opportunity to introduce Alabama partners to the LCC and their recently developed decision-support products.

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TWRA Partners Workshop

The Appalachian LCC, in partnership with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, provided a science delivery workshop to update Tennessee partners on the LCC and their recently developed decision-support products.

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The Southeast Aquatic Conservation Strategy

The Southeastern Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation Strategy is a joint project of the UGA River Basin Center and the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute to prioritize watersheds within the region to support future conservation investments.

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Appalachian LCC Research Update: Phase II of Landscape Conservation Design 

Dr. Paul Leonard of Clemson University will provide a research update to the Appalachian LCC Steering Committee and interested partners on the results from Phase II of our Landscape Conservation Design. 

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What is Ecological Drought? Exploring its impacts on natural and cultural resources

In 2017 the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC), in partnership with the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), will be dedicating their webinar series to ecological drought with presentations from NCCWSC and the DOI Climate Science Centers (CSCs).

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Responding to Drought and Water Challenges

Coldwater Fisheries and Climate Adaptation Case Studies in the Western and Eastern United States.

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Southeast Aquatic Resources Conservation Science and Practice Webinar Series

Sound sheds light: How side scan sonar helps advance the aquatic conservation mission

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Webinar: Navigating the Data Basin Platform: A Guided Tour

An introductory tour to demonstrate multiple ways to explore and create content in Data Basin.

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Webinar: Tangible Landscape as a tool for modeling and science communication

In this webinar the Conservation Biology Institute introduce Tangible Landscape, a technology that links an interactive physical model with GRASS GIS through a real-time cycle of interaction, 3D scanning, geospatial computation, and 3D rendering.

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Finding the best science available on fire ecology and fire regimes in tallgrass prairie and oak woodland ecosystems

Managers and planners need scientifically sound information on historical fire regimes and contemporary changes in fuels and fire regimes in tallgrass prairie and oak woodland ecosystems to make informed management decisions.

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Communicating Science - Distilling Your Message

Learn to communicate more effectively about science with people outside your field, including the general public, policy makers, the media, donors, and prospective collaborators in other disciplines.

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Central Appalachians Fire Learning Network Annual Workshop 2016

An annual meeting for federal, state and private land managers working in a collaborative effort to enhance capacity to implement ecological fire management in the Central Appalachian Forest, Western Allegheny Plateau, and Cumberlands and Southern Ridge and Valley ecoregions.

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Climate-Smart Seedlot Selection Tool Webinar: Reforestation and Restoration for the 21st Century

This project’s main objective is to produce an interactive mapping application that will help forest managers match seedlots with planting sites.

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The Wildlife Society Meeting

North Carolina will be hosting The Wildlife Society’s 23rd Annual Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center this fall.

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Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference

The annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is a forum for the exchange of ideas and critical information regarding the management and protection of fish and wildlife resources primarily in the southeast.

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Southeastern Conservation Adaptation Strategy Conservation Leadership Summit

The Summit will focus on ‘Why’ we need to define the conservation landscape of the future and 'How’ we go about achieving this goal.

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Family Forestland Short-course: Focusing on Land Transfer to Generation "NEXT"

Please join us for a hands-on workshop with free legal guidance from professionals experienced in intergenerational land transfer and landowner testimonials of estate planning steps & strategies they have used.

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Negotiation Skills for Conservation Professionals: Building a Foundation

This training course provides participants with the basic principles, skills, and techniques used in natural resource negotiation.

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American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

This year’s theme is: Fisheries Conservation and Management: Making Connections and Building Partnerships.

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Healing Waters Regional Initiative Kick-off Meeting

This meeting will bring together organizations interested in working together in the Cacapon Watershed and the surrounding region to build mutually beneficial collaborations that will enhance land protection efforts.

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Human Dimensions Foundations of Natural Resource Conservation

This course will foster a common understanding and application of human dimensions of natural resource conservation.

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Managing Invasive Species in Wetland Restoration Projects

The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) is pleased to invite you to attend the next webinar in our popular Improving Wetland Restoration Success webinar series on “Managing Invasive Species in Wetland Restoration Projects.”

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2016 Spotlight on National Park Resources in the National Capital Region

To celebrate the National Park Service Centennial through talks and posters that highlight accomplishments in resources management and stewardship.

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AppLCC LCD Phase II Aquatic Expert Consultations

The Appalachian LCC consultations with aquatic experts on our Landscape Conservation Design moves next week to the second discussion about aquatic metrics, models and data.

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Landscape Ecology Meeting

The US International Association of Landscape Ecology 2016 Annual Meeting will focus on “Landscape Change" and strives to capture the defining characteristic and the inherent nature of the modern world in the Anthropocene epoch.

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Conservation Connect LIVE

In March we’ll venture underwater to learn about freshwater mussels, American eels, and the electrofishing technology used to study aquatic creatures.

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WCS Climate Adaptation Fund Webinar

The Wildlife Conservation Society is pleased to announce the next round of grantmaking through the Climate Adaptation Fund. Interested organizations should carefully review the guidelines outlined in the Request for Proposals and the Applicant Guidance Document.

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Water Rights & Wetland Restoration Webinar

Will share key terminology and the principles behind the Prior Appropriations Doctrine, as well as variations in the laws and water administration in the Western United States.

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Evaluating the Ecological Performance of Compensatory Mitigation

The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) is pleased to invite you to attend the next webinar in our popular Improving Wetland Restoration Success webinar series on “Evaluating the Ecological Performance of Compensatory Mitigation.”

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Oak, Fire, and Global Change: What Might the Future Hold?

The pace of environmental and socioeconomic change over the past 100 years has been rapid.

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Climate-informed management of oak ecosystems in the Central Hardwoods region

Global climate changes will lead to local impacts on oak ecosystems throughout the central hardwoods region, including shifts in habitat suitability for different species, changes in soil moisture regime, and effects on insect pests, diseases, and species invasion.

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SEAFWA Conference

The annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is a forum for the exchange of ideas and critical information regarding the management and protection of fish and wildlife resources primarily in the southeast.

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Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Symposium

This symposium will present recent progress and suggest important next steps for key elements of this conservation adaptation strategy, 1) network of landscapes and seascapes, 2) conservation collaborations, and 3) landscape change information.

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LANDFIRE Data Applications for Research in Fire Ecology and Forest Management

Brandon Collins is on deck for the second in a series of webinars that LANDFIRE is co-hosting with the California Fire Science Consortium. Scheduled for noon PT, the November 2 webinar will examine LANDFIRE data applications for research in fire ecology and forest management.

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Appalachian LCC Science Delivery Workshop

The Appalachian LCC is setting up a science delivery workshop to share recently develop products and train partners in decision support planning tools.

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Save Grassy Cove Celebration

A Kick-off Celebration to Save 1,000 Acres in Grassy Cove.

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National Cave and Karst Management Symposium

The theme for the Symposium is "Hidden Landscapes – Hidden Challenges", with particular emphasis on management issues related to human impact on karst.

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Webinar on Wetland Restoration in Urban & Highly Disturbed Landscapes

The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) is pleased to invite you to attend the next webinar in our popular Improving Wetland Restoration Success webinar series on “Wetland Restoration in Urban and Highly Disturbed Landscapes.”

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Prescribed Fire and Bats Webinar

With bat populations declining due to white-nose syndrome and other factors, it is critical to strike a balance between the use of prescribed fire for managing natural areas and the need to protect bats and their critical habitats.

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Environmental Education Update - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives

This session will feature Elsa Haubold, National LCC Coordinator, Jean Brennan, Appalachian LCC Coordinator and Laura McClean, Science Applications Communications Manager presenting an update on the Cooperatives and sharing information about environmental educational resources available for use by educators.

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Environmental Educators Update broadcast on LCC

Broadcast to introduce the National Conservation Training Center about Landscape Conservation Cooperatives and the conservation evolution to a new landscape and community engagement focus and strategic habitat approach to conservation.

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Tennessee River Basin Network Workshop and Awards Celebration

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has engaged multiple partners in hosting a Tennessee River Biodiversity Network Meeting.

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ASWM Webinar - Using Beaver as a Wetland Restoration Tool

Restoration Lessons Learned and an Introduction to the Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool

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Survey design and techniques for sampling native bees

Wedge Watkins ( USFWS Midwest Region Pollinator Coordinator) discusses and demonstrates field survey techniques that are being used to sample native bee populations.

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Appalachian LCC Steering Committee Meeting

The major goals and outcomes of this meeting include celebrating progress of the last year, agree upon priority resources or the process for deciding on priority resources within the Appalachian landscape, and approve project funding for 2015.

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National Adaptation Forum

The National Adaptation Forum is a biennial gathering created by a group of professionals from the private and public sectors concerned about the need to respond to and prepare for the effects of climate change.

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U.S. Protected Lands Mismatch Biodiversity Priorities, Implications for the Southeast

Former NCSU researcher Clinton Jenkins will present a webinar discussing the Southeast implications of his recent paper published in PNAS.

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AppLCC Riparian Restoration Tool for Climate Change Resiliency Webinar

Part of the Safeguarding Wildlife from Climate Change web series hosted by USFWS and National Wildlife Federation, this presentation will highlight an innovative riparian planting and restoration decision support tool, funded by the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative that is now available to the conservation community.

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Assessing climate-sensitive ecosystems in the southeastern United States

The southeastern U.S. contains a unique diversity of ecosystems that provide important benefits, including habitat for wildlife and plants, water quality, and recreation opportunities. As climate changes, a better understanding of how our ecosystems will be affected is vital for identifying strategies to protect these ecosystems.

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[Event] Brook Trout and Stream Temperature Modeling Workshop

April 7th and 8th -- Stream Temperature Modeling Workshop Meeting in Hadley MA.

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Webinar: South Carolina Stream Assessment Tool

Watershed Decision Tool Webinar Series Topic: South Carolina Stream Assessment Tool Presenter: Dr. Mark Scott, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

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Planning Team call: Brook Trout - Stream Temperature workshop

Changed: Brook trout - stream temperature workshop planning - one hour Earlier than usual!!!! Call in number: DOI: 703-648-4848 code: 87245# Non-DOI: 855-547-8255 code: 87245#

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Tennessee State Wildlife Action Planning 2015 Partner Meeting

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is required by Congress to revise the State Wildlife Action Plan by October of this year.

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Workshop Planning Call: Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:30am – 11:30am (EST)

Fourth planning call to discuss Brook Trout - Stream Temperature workshop to be held April 7 - 8th 2015 in Hadley MA.

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Improving Wetland Restoration Success Webinar Series

The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) is pleased to invite you to attend the sixth presentation in our popular Improving Wetland Restoration Success webinar series.

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Central Appalachians Fire Learning Network Annual Meeting

Tackling the Burning Questions: the future of fire and forests in the changing complex social and ecological setting of the Central Appalachians

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National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation

Join conservation practitioners and policy makers from across North America to share ideas on the challenges and opportunities in implementing large landscape conservation, as well as the most effective tools, strategies and science available to inform large landscape initiatives.

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Landfire Webinar Series

Assessing Needs - Understanding the recent and potential future threats to ecosystems is vital for prioritizing management activities in the Southeast.

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Climate Change in America's National Parks

Reaching Common Ground: Communicating with Disbelieving Managers about Climate Change Impacts and Options.

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OSU Climate Change Webinar

Exploring Snowfall in the United States.

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Climate Change in America's National Parks

Tracking forest and landscape change from space using the ForWarn system.

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Association of State Wetland Managers Webinar

History of Wetland Drainage in the U.S.

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Northeast CSC Webinar

Developing forest adaptation strategies for northern forests in an uncertain future.

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Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium Webinar

Using prescribed fire to manage wildlife habitat in the Mid-South.

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Communications, Outreach & Visitor Services Training Workshop: Telling Stories, Making Connections

Our public lands and work in natural resource conservation is rich with stories. These stories grab the attention of our audiences and capture their hearts and imagination. This training introduces innovative communications, outreach and visitor services tools, including storytelling, to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service community and encourages staff to integrate them into their work to build and maintain relationships with key audiences.

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AMJV Technical Committee Meeting

The AMJV Technical Committee meets once a year and helps to identify priority areas and actions to benefit priority birds.

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2014 ARRI Reforestation Conference

This year conference is focusing on mine land reforestation for water quality enhancement

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Session #26: Using Social Marketing and Micro Targeting to Engage and Move Woodland Owners to Stewardship.

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First Stewards 2014 Symposium

Our major goals for this symposium are threefold: Promote and discuss how our Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) becomes a stronger part of the climate change conversation; Explore how we as indigenous peoples can unite to have a stronger voice since our communities will disproportionately feel the impacts of climate change; and Plan how our youth can be promoted to take the lead on this conversation in the future.

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NJ Landscape Project Training and Information Session

The Landscape Project is an interactive ecosystem-based mapping tool that assists government agencies, planners, conservation groups, the public and others in making decisions that will protect imperiled and special concern wildlife.

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AMJV Management Board Meeting

The AMJV Management Board meets twice a year to discuss the major issues, accomplishments, and future direction of the partnership.

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Introducing the USGS National Climate Change Viewer

Jay Alder will be presenting the second revision of the recently released USGS National Climate Change Viewer (NCCV), which is a web application used for visualizing climate change for the Continental US at the state, county and watershed scale.

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NE CSC Fish Habitat Data Viewer Planning

The PIs of the NE CSC funded project A Decisions Support Mapper for Conserving Stream Fish Habitats of the NE CSC Region, will be holding a Stakeholder’s webinar: "NE CSC Fish Habitat Data Viewer Planning".

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Bats and Wind Energy Workshop

Bat Conservation International (BCI), in partnership with the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), is proud to announce our upcoming Bats and Wind Energy Workshop in Portland, Maine. This event will combine science, conservation and education to provide participants with the latest research and monitoring techniques.

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Webinar Series on State Wildlife Action Plan Revision

A webinar series to help states as they revise their SWAPs. Webinars will take place monthly on Thursdays from 1:00-2:30pm eastern.

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South Atlantic LCC Web Forum

Can forests take the heat? Managing pests and ecosystem services in a warming climate

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Maryland Land Conservation Conference

The 14th annual Maryland Land Conservation Conference will take place on April 3-4, 2014. The annual conference is the only state-wide land conservation conference and training workshop of its kind in Maryland, attracting board members, volunteers, and staff from Maryland’s many land trusts and conservation organizations, as well as environmental advocates, elected officials, and planners from federal, state, and local governments

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Wood Thrush Meeting

Two day meeting coordinated by the Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture, Smithsonian, USFWS, Audubon and other partners to provide researchers the opportunity to share information, identify knowledge gaps, and discover ways to utilize Wood Thrush as a focal species in full-life-cycle conservation.

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North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

Join other industry leaders dedicated to the conservation, enhancement and management of North America's wildlife and other natural resources.

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Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference to examine the thoughts and actions related to a nexus approach.

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Building Climate Solutions: 14th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment

Join over 1,200 key individuals from many fields of sciences and engineering, government and policy, business and civil society to advance solutions to climate change.

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Energy & Security Seminar: Climate Change: Understanding and Communicating the Science

Global climate change poses not only environmental haz-ards but profound risks to planetary peace and stability as well. Our ability to meet these challenges is handicapped by the fact that climate change science is relatively new and highly complex and that a significant number of Americans (23% in 2010) deny that there is such a phenomenon as global warming.

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Oak, Fire and Mesophication: Past, current and future trends of oak in the eastern United States

Fire has been a preeminent force over much of the eastern United States for multi-millennia. As such, pyrogenic vegetation types dominated this region in pre-European times, including oak, oak-pine, and pine savannas/woodlands/forests and tallgrass prairies.

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Gaining Support and Attracting Participation through Communication

EPA’s State and Local Climate & Energy Program will host a three-part webinar series on communications December 4, 11, and 18, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EST. The series will provide information on communications strategies and methods that state and local governments can use to ensure the ongoing success of climate and clean energy programs.

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

What planners need to know about planning for wildfire protection

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Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium Webinar

Reconstructing pre-European fire regimes, forests and wildlife habitats in the eastern United States: Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

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Wetland Link International Webinar

The Association of State Wetland Managers is a member of Ramsar U.S. As a member we have been working with Wetland Link International to provide an opportunity for wetland education and interpretive centers in North America to have a common venue for sharing information and collaborating on issues of common concern.

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USFS Landscape Science Webinar

Predicting long-term wildlife effects across complex landscapes.

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Appalachian Fire Conference 2013

This conference is designed for anyone with an interest in wildland fire in the Appalachian Region. It promises to be unique in its approach to sharing information. First, it is a conference about wildland fire in the Appalachians that is held in the Appalachians. Second, and equally unique, is that the conference is not a research symposium and it is not a managers meeting; it is both. The objective of the Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists and the Association for Fire Ecology is for fire managers and researchers to learn from each other so they can better understand problems specific to the highly diverse Appalachian Mountains and to work together to solve those problems.

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Making Energy Work Conference

NC Sustainable Energy Association's 2013 Making Energy Work Conference offers unprecedented access to the latest information, solutions and technologies driving the success of North Carolina's renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses. Join hundreds of state and national clean energy leaders and embrace the chance to inspire strategies for continued growth.

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Planning for Climate Change Adaptation: Considerations for Forests, Wildlife, and Land Use

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USFS Landscape Science Webinar

Mapping tropical forest type, age, disturbance type and vertical structure, and estimating young forest productivity, with Landsat imagery; Eileen Helmer, Research Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service.

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ARRI Mined Land Restoration Conference

The Conference will highlight reforestation efforts in the Appalachian Region and give recent findings and practice on improving reforestation success.

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Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Conference

The 2013 annual meeting of the Northeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (NEPARC) will be held at the New Jersey School of Conservation in Branchville, July 24-26.

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Session #16: Strategic Conservation Planning and Partnerships: This program provides examples of strategic conservation planning by nonprofit groups using a variety of approaches, including partnerships. Resources and publications will be shared by the Land Trust Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, and a case study on Chicago Wilderness.

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Roundtable Discussion on The Future of Federal Agency Collaboration in Landscape-Scale Planning

The Landscape Conservation Cooperatives National Coordination Office, in partnership with federal agencies, has organized this initial conversation about the future of federal agency collaboration in landscape-scale planning. It is envisioned additional conversations will be necessary to fully explore agency interests and opportunities. It is recognized that the federal family does not work in isolation in landscape-scale planning. The intention is to broaden the conversation with states, other partners, and tribes in the future.

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Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture Annual Meeting

There has been a substantial amount of activity within the EBTJV partnership over the last year and this will be a great opportunity for information dissemination, discussion, and input from all involved.

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Forest Plan Revisions and the New Planning Rule: Considerations for all-lands and open space.

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Audubon North Carolina Annual Meeting

Audubon North Carolina and the Wake Audubon Society Chapter are pleased to welcome all members, friends, and bird enthusiasts to the 2013 Audubon NC Annual Meeting being held from May 31 through June 2 in and around Raleigh.

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Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Conserving Private Lands in Perpetuity: Monitoring and Enforcement of Conservation Easements

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Can Landscape-scale Management Influence Insect Outbreak Dynamics

We hypothesized that landscape connectivity of host tree species increases forest susceptibility to insect pest damage. We evaluated this hypothesis for spruce budworm within a 6 million hectare “experimental” landscape at the international border between the Midwestern US and Canada, containing wilderness plus two contrasting harvest patterns (coarse vs. fine).

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LANDFIRE 2010 Webinar

Kori Blankenship, Fire Ecologist on the TNC-LANDFIRE team hosts a traditional webinar which will explain how LANDFIRE 2010 products were created, what makes them unique and how to obtain support from the LANDFIRE program.

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LANDFIRE 2010 Twitter Teach-In

LANDFIRE ecologist Randy Swaty will tweet about LANDFIRE 2010 and provide links to maps, videos, guides, and more.

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New Jersey Wildlife and Conservation Conference

Hosted by Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, the NJ State Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs and the Division, the NJWCC will present panels and seminars about New Jersey's wildlife and how sportsmen, wildlife enthusiasts, biologists and others can come together around our shared commitment and passion for protecting New Jersey's wildlife. Together, we can set the stage for innovative, productive partnerships in the years to come.

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Maryland Statewide Land Conservation Conference

This year’s Maryland Land Conservation Conference, The Challenge of Perpetuity, will address the many challenges facing land conservationists throughout the State. Peter Forbes, writer, photographer, farmer, conservationist and highly-acclaimed inspirational speaker, will provide the keynote address and a follow up workshop.

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USFS Landscape Science Webinar

When the past cannot predict the future: Using process-based landscape models to predict forest dynamics in a changing world.

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First Friday All Climate Change Talks

Frank Thompson, research wildlife biologist with the Forest Service Northern Research Station in Columbia, MO, will discuss “Changes in the abundance of tree species under climate projections for the Central Hardwoods and Central Appalachians.”

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78th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

Join other industry leaders dedicated to the conservation, enhancement and management of North America's wildlife and other natural resources.

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Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Session #12: Greening Grey Infrastructure: Federal Highway Administration's Eco-Logical Approach and Case Studies from National Forests in Ohio and Washington

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Breaking Traditional Barriers to Model Climate Change and Land Use Impacts on Freshwater Mussels

Thomas Kwak, Leader of the U.S. Geological Survey North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Professor of Biology, North Carolina State University, will give a presentation on global declines in the abundance and diversity of freshwater mussels that have been attributed to a wide array of human activities that cause pollution, water-quality degradation, and habitat destruction.

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Assessing Regional Connectivity in Current and Future Landscapes

Connectivity among conservation reserves has long been recognized as necessary for long-term persistence of populations and continued evolution in anthropogenically-dominated landscapes.

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Community Engagement on Climate Response Decisions – The COAST Model

In this session of the Security and Sustainability Forum, Sam Merrill, professor at the Muske School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine, and president of Catalysis Adaptation Partners will demonstrate COAST (COastal Adaptation to Sea level rise Tool)

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Implications of the National Climate Assessment

Join the Security and Sustainability Forum for the second session in the National Climate Assessment series and hear from NCA lead authors and sustainability leaders from local government, higher education, and industry, discussing priorities for addressing destabilizing threats posed by a changing climate.

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2013 Climate Leadership Conference

The Climate Leadership Conference will provide networking opportunities with federal and state government officials, business and industry leaders, and non-profit experts. Innovative ideas and best practices will be presented related to GHG reduction opportunities, energy consumption and diversification, climate mitigation, and adaptation strategies.

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Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation 2013 Broadcast Series

What does it Matter?Attitudes and Values Make a Difference for Conservation

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Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

An All Lands Approach to Ecosystem Services: Water Focus

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4th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference

At the Crossroads: Looking Toward the Future in a Changing Environment

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SALCC Third Thursday Web Forum

Landscape Conservation Cooperatives and Climate Science Centers: An Evolving Relationship

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U.S. Forest Service Landscape Science Webinar

Assessing species risk and adaptability to climate change.

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Addressing Climate-related Uncertainty - new NCTC course

The course will provide participants with a foundation in structured decision making in the context of natural resource management problems addressing climate-related uncertainty. It will also illustrate applications to water resource management, mitigation, and endangered species decisions.

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Northeast Climate Science Center Webinar

A Case Study for Identifying Climate Change Refugia

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Safeguarding Wildlife from Climate Change Web Conference Series

The National Climate Assessment Report: A briefing on the Public Review Draft with a focus on Ecosystems and Biodiversity

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Session #10: Conservation Planning Tools for Land Use Planners and Natural Resource Professionals

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Providing the Science for Natural and Cultural Resource Adaptation to Climate Change

An Overview and Update of the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the DOI Climate Science Centers

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Piloting the National Secretive Marshbird Monitoring Program

Secretive marsh birds in North America are poorly monitored by existing avian monitoring programs. Some marsh bird species are of conservation concern, some are open to sport harvest, and for all species their emergent marsh habitat has been in decline for decades.

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Atlantic Coast Joint Venture Human Dimensions Webinar

Have you been wondering what "human dimensions" has to do with bird conservation? Ashley Dayer of Cornell University will provide an overview of the field of human dimensions, from research to application.

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USFWS Office of the Science Advisor Web Conference Series

Because science is always evolving, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of the Science Advisor (OSA) Web Conference Seminar Series is designed to provide the latest cutting-edge scientific information and research. This series also highlights key OSA priorities, such as science integrity, the FWS Climate Change Strategy, Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, and Strategic Habitat Conservation. This program is being facilitated by the USFWS's National Conservation Training Center (NCTC).

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Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation 2012 Broadcast Series

An effective conservation strategy includes engagement of people within diverse populations. To be relevant, we need to be innovative, resourceful and also respectful of what’s important to the people we are attempting to reach. Welcoming all groups and individuals, including those who traditionally may not be as directly connected.

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Linking Sustainability with Conservation: Operationalizing Efforts to Connect the Environment with the Economy at a Landscape Level

With the realities of globalization and our technological changes, interdependence or interconnectivity is a quality that is fundamentally shaping our era. And given the complexity and scope of our challenges, and the fact that it is no longer possible to separate the environmental issues from the social and economic issues, the conservation community must adapt accordingly.

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Join us for a discussion of programs that allow private landowners to protect working forests and conserve open space administered by the Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Farm Service Agency.

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Private Land Conservation Programs from the Farm Bill and Other Sources

Join us for a discussion of current and future Farm Bill programs administered by the Forest Service, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Farm Service Agency that support private landowner efforts to protect working forests and conserve open space.

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Maryland Water Monitoring Council Conference

The Maryland Water Monitoring Council (MWMC) will hold its 18th Annual Conference at the Maritime Institute, North Linthicum, Maryland, on Thursday, December 6, 2012. The theme of the one day conference is "What Else is in your Water? From Arsenic to Zinc".

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Integrating Natural Resource, Transportation, and Land Use Plans

What steps do you need to develop a comprehensive conservation strategy? How can agencies work together to create and share data for transportation and conservation planning? Find out on the next Eco-Logical Webinar: Integrating Natural Resource, Transportation and Land Use Plans.

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Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Assessments of Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation

Rising sea levels coupled with population growth along coasts make climate adaptation planning an imperative. The framework of ecosystem services can help managers understand how alternative management and climate scenarios are likely to affect a broad range of services delivered to people from coastal ecosystems.

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Northeast Climate Science Center Fall Colloquium: Translating Climate Science for Resource Managers

What stakeholders need to know about the relationships between water resources and climate change.

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The Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere Fall Conference

The Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere (SAMAB) will host a conference on the vitality of the Southern Appalachians. Our goal is to present indicators of performance that can be used consistently across Southern Appalachia to support state and local government decisions that impact the natural, human, built, and economic vitality of the region.

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Northeast Region Representative Species Workshop

The Northeast Region is holding six workshops around the region to provide feedback on the Service’s new draft technical guidance for selecting surrogate species.

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Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture Management Board Meeting

This meeting will provide board members with updates on the AMJV staff, administration, and the presentation of a strategic communications plan.

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Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Discussion on Federal Landscape Conservation Initiatives with overviews from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Department of Defense.

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Ecological Forestry Workshop for US Fish & Wildlife Service

This is an extremely valuable workshop for anyone in any Service program working with forest conservation issues, especially involving Threatened and Endangered and migratory bird species.

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National Joint Venture Communication, Education, and Outreach Meeting

This annual meeting brings together outreach professionals from Joint Ventures throughout the country to discuss and work on national communication products.

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Designing Sustainable Landscapes Workshop

The purpose of this project is to assess the capability of current and potential future landscapes in the North Atlantic LCC geographic area to provide integral ecosystems and suitable habitat for wildlife, and provide guidance for strategic habitat conservation decisions.

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Designing Sustainable Landscapes Workshop

The purpose of this project is to assess the capability of current and potential future landscapes in the North Atlantic LCC geographic area to provide integral ecosystems and suitable habitat for wildlife, and provide guidance for strategic habitat conservation decisions.

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39th Annual Natural Areas Conference

Join conservation professionals from around the country in Norfolk, Virginia, for the 2012 Natural Areas Conference: Keeping Natural Areas Relevant and Resilient.

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Demonstration of the Habitat Climate Change Vulnerability Index (HCCVI)

The earth’s rapidly changing climate requires substantial adjustments to existing strategies for conserving natural systems. Managers need a better understanding of factors that contribute to the vulnerability of ecosystems and plant communities in order to formulate new adaptation strategies. The Climate Change Vulnerability Index for Ecosystems and Habitats documents series of indicators of vulnerability to climate change.

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Native American Fish and Wildlife Society Annual Meeting 2012

The Native American Fish & Wildlife Society 30th Annual National Conference to be held at Harrah's Resort/ Casino/ Conference Center in Cherokee, North Carolina, April 30 - May 3, 2012.

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US Fish and Wildlife Service - Science Seminar Series - Modeling Population Persistence Across the Streamscape - March 22 - National LCC Event

Conservation managers are facing ever-increasing challenges as urban sprawl, land use changes, and climate change accelerate threats to fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. The Science Seminar Series provides employees with learning opportunities to keep pace with changing science relevant to their work. The Science Seminar Series will seek researchers from around the Northeast Region and the country to address topics of interest identified by Northeast Region employees, either by live broadcast or via webinar.

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US Fish and Wildlife Service - Science Seminar Series - Patch Metrics, Wild Brook Trout, and the Chesapeake Bay - March 8 - National LCC Event

Conservation managers are facing ever-increasing challenges as urban sprawl, land use changes, and climate change accelerate threats to fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. The Science Seminar Series provides employees with learning opportunities to keep pace with changing science relevant to their work. The Science Seminar Series will seek researchers from around the Northeast Region and the country to address topics of interest identified by Northeast Region employees, either by live broadcast or via webinar.

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